Fire's on - Lapstone tunnel by Arthur Streeton, 1891

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode number 1 of Series “The Australian eye I”.
The death of a workman during blasting of the railway tunnel at Lapstone in the NSW Blue Mountains in 1891 was Arthur Streeton’s inspiration for this painting. Streeton’s vivid description of the accident in a letter to his artist friend Tom Roberts is included in the commentary. Written by David Muir and edited by Ian Walker.

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director

David Muir

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Film Australia

Duration

00:09:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1978

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The Australian eye I

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The Australian eye I

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